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Interesting Cities in Castilla La Mancha

By Pearsone Fernandez Subscribe to RSS | December 6th 2011 | Views:

Located at the heart of Iberian Peninsula, Castilla La Mancha is an intense tableland but also has mountainous landscapes as well. The region has various cities which are mainly monumental but also have beautiful natural grounds completing the picture of the perfect holiday destination. The cities are a must see on choosing the region as the perfect holiday destination provided one has the time to explore it to the fullest.

Guadalajara: some of the major attractions in this city include the Santa Maria Mayor church that has interesting Mudejar style, palace Duque which dates back to the 15th century as well as the bridge that is over River Henares. You will also find the beautiful Moorish town walls amazing as well as the small town of Siguenza. The small town has a cathedral and a fortress all of which are definitely worth checking out.

Ciudad Real: the splendid landscapes are what make the city worth visiting while here. You will get the chance to have magnificent views from here. It is a city that has numerous lagoons totaling to 17 at Lagunas Ruidera. It is also a great historic city and gives the story of the man Don Quijote who fought against Campo Criptana windmills.

Toledo: this used to be the Spanish capital and is therefore deemed to be the country’s treasure hold especially as far as architecture is concerned. El Greco, the famous painter also had this as his hometown. You will find numerous monuments from the Renaissance, gothic, Mudejar and Moorish periods. It is one of the cities in Spain that is well dotted with monuments of great historical value.

Cuenca: this medieval city is quite enchanting and has UNESCO’s award of patrimony humanity to it. The landscapes surrounding it are simply breathtaking and full of natural beauty. Some of the spots that are a must see while here include the abstract art museum, gothic cathedrals and the famed hanging houses. You might also want to spend time at the natural preserves and the mesmerizing enchanted city in which bizarre forms have been created through erosion.

Albacete: it is a functional modern city that makes tourists feel comfortable and at home. It is situated at the La Mancha typical plains. The most interesting thing and one that has contributed to its fame is the industry where knives are made. This is definitely one place you must stop to have a glimpse on how the knives are made.

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